Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Santa's Shorts

Santa's Shorts

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From the kitchen of sabrina

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
14-20 minutes
5 1/2 dozen
Fun to make with kids, Kid friendly


2 cups butter, softened
1 3/4 cups sifted icing sugar
4 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour


  1. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 300 degrees.

  2. Cream butter, gradually beat in sugar. Add and beat in flour 1/2 cup at a time.

  3. Wrap dough in wax paper and chill.

  4. Allow dough to warm slightly; knead for 1 minute.

  5. Roll out dough onto slightly floured board to 1/4 inch thickness and cut with cookie cutters.

  6. Decorate as desired.

  7. Bake in preheated oven for 14-20 minutes.

Important: DO NOT chill for more than 3-4 hours or dough will become to hard. Use electric mixer for mixing.


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angie123a says:


11/18/2012 9:44:33 AM

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